College basketball is headed into the home stretch, with top teams and players looking to build momentum heading into the postseason. Of course, sometimes that momentum turns out to be going in exactly the wrong direction at the worst possible time, but sometimes all the pieces fall into place in the season's final weeks.
One team that has everything going right for it these days is the Saint Louis Billikens. The Atlantic 10 leaders have vaulted into the national polls on the strength of February wins over more-heralded rivals from Butler and Virginia Commonwealth, and they’re gunning for the best March Madness seed in school history.
Read on for more on the Billikens and the rest of the teams and players who are putting it all together, or seeing it all fall apart, at Week 17 of the college hoops schedule.